Lakewood

Lakewood School Board Re-Ups Lawyer’s ‘Obscene and Immoral’ $600K Per Year Contract

Last week the Lakewood Public Schools District reappointed Michael Inzelbuch to continue on as its attorney through June 2023 at…

4 weeks ago

Jersey City and Lakewood: Not So Perfect Together When It Comes Schools and Property Taxes

Jersey City and Lakewood's public school districts couldn't be more dissimilar. The former, New Jersey's second largest district, educates 33,000…

2 months ago

Do You Want The Good Lakewood News First Or the Bad Lakewood News First?

Let’s start with the good news. District Attorney Michael Inzelbuch has stopped siphoning more than $1 million dollars of taxpayer…

2 months ago

Lakewood Settles Case With Administrator Who Served as a ‘Scapegoat’

The Lakewood Board of Education has settled the case with Helen Tobia, the district’s former supervisor who dealt, among other…

4 months ago

Lakewood Municipal Gov’t Is Using COVID Emergency Funds To Reimburse Parents for Yeshiva Tuition. Is This Kosher?

Here's a creative use of federal emergency funds intended to address learning loss suffered by low-income students during pandemic-induced school…

4 months ago

Is Lakewood Getting Squirrely with Federal Money?

Today NJ Education Report described how districts are using federal stimulus funds meant to help students catch up from 18…

6 months ago

Lakewood Lawyer Gets $3 Million in Pay-Outs Over Four Years and Murphy Says He Has ‘No Insight’

It’s not often that I get the opportunity to agree with Education Law Center so today’s a red-letter day. Here’s…

7 months ago

Over Last Two Years Lakewood Lawyer Took Home $2.1 Million of Your Tax Money

Four years ago, in 2017, NJ Education Report started covering the contract between Lakewood Public Schools District and attorney Michael…

9 months ago

COMMENTARY: Are Lakewood School District Students Still Getting ‘Cheated’?

Last week at its public meeting the Lakewood Board of Education approved a long list of out-of-district placements for students…

11 months ago

Lakewood Doesn’t Deserve More State Aid, Appeals Court Rules

The most recent battle in the endless war between Lakewood Public Schools and the State Department of Education just resulted…

12 months ago